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    PlayStation: The Official Magazine closing! D:



    Future US confirmed today it will end production of PlayStation: The Official Magazine with the last issue slated for the Holiday 2012 issue. Both Future US and PlayStation The Official Magazine could not offer further comment at this time.

    Future US announced earlier this year it would also be closing Nintendo Power.
    via Game Informer.
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    Wow...I always buy this when I'm at the airport and want something to read on the plane...Bummer...

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    Game Informer it is then lol. Oh well. I'm guessing they weren't getting enough circulation to keep it on.




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    Bummer used to read em a lot. NP now this huh wonder who's "neXt"?

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    Meh, I never really had any love for "Official" magazines. Of course I still remember the good old days when I got demo CD's for PS1...
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    I remember the last time they stopped making Playstation Magazine! It was a sad day. The only was gaming magazines can thrive is with exclusive info and interesting articles
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    Not surprised its closing...its price is mental...£6.00...

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    Bummer, I still got them, even though everything in it was available on the internet. It was a nice thing to have with me when on a plane or even on a break at work.

    Ahh, those were the days as a kid waiting and waiting till the next gaming magazine came in the mail.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jj03 View Post
    Not surprised its closing...its price is mental...£6.00...

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    I believe thats the US magazine, which hasn't been running as long as the UK one, like a good 10 years less
    Official UK mag has the website and does PlayStation access on the PSstore in the UK
    I don't think that one is closing

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    Not a surprise, but I'll miss gaming journalism on paper.


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    Haven't bought it or any magazine for years, no need with the internet. End of an era.
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    i use to get this in the mail every month my fav game maginze. its a sad day

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    Subscribed for years. Always preferred the U.K. magazine 'Play'. Way more content and a really cool ratings playlist in the back. Also came with demo discs sometimes but they were always region locked. PTOM was pretty cool though. A lot of the writers bolted in recent years, probably seen this coming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TGO View Post
    I believe thats the US magazine, which hasn't been running as long as the UK one, like a good 10 years less
    Official UK mag has the website and does PlayStation access on the PSstore in the UK
    I don't think that one is closing

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    I'm sure the UK official mag won't be far behind. Lol.

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    I haven't brought a playstation magazine for a couple of years now. I normally use Gametrailers or this forum to check out reviews.

    Edge and Play used to be pretty good when demo discs were needed!



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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    Haven't bought it or any magazine for years, no need with the internet. End of an era.
    Yep.


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    I have not had a subscription to this magazine since the PS1 days. And that was only because they included demos with their mag. And having a demo for a game back then was the coolest!!!!

    I think this was the magazine....

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    You also got the demos BEFORE the game was released back then too...
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    I only used to buy the odd magazine, but I mean, they charge $15.95 AUD for these things.... its no wonder the mag isn't doing so well. GameInformer on the other hand is $4.95

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    I will not miss the prices.
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    That sucks. PS mag is one of the best.


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